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Stone: 1. Stones were commonly used for buildings, also as memorials of important events (Genesis 28:18; Joshua 24:26,27; 1 Samuel 7:12) etc. They were gathered out of cultivated fields (Isaiah 5:2) comp. (2 Kings 3:19)

2. This word is also used figuratively of believers (1 Peter 2:4,5)

3. and of the Messiah (Psalms 118:22; Isaiah 28:16; Matthew 21:42; Acts 4:11) etc.

4. In (Daniel 2:45) it refers also to the Messiah. He is there described as "cut out of the mountain."
(See ROCK)

5. A "heart of stone" denotes great insensibility (1 Samuel 25:37)

6. Stones were set up to commemorate remarkable events, as a. by Jacob 1. at Bethel (Genesis 28:18) 2. at Padan-aram (Genesis 35:4) 3. on the occasion of parting with Laban (Genesis 31:45-47) b. by Joshua 1. at the place on the banks of the Jordan where the people first "lodged" after crossing the river (Joshua 4:7-8) 2. also in "the midst of Jordan," where he erected another set of twelve stones (Joshua 4:9) c. by Samuel at "Ebenezer" (1 Samuel 7:12)

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